Tag: Cryptocurrencies

NFTs offer means for governments to find solutions

Government agencies should move beyond looking at blockchain technology as a buzzword prone to overuse, or simply as a data storage mechanism. Cryptocurrencies based on...

What is the Wifedoge? Meet the cryptocurrency ‘wife’ of Dogecoin that grew more than 3,000% in one day and Elon Musk already ‘liked’ it

In just 24 hours, the new cryptocurrency Wifecoin, ‘wife’ and clone of Dogecoin, increased its market capitalization by more than 3,000%, should you buy? Grow...

Crypto gains currency again as banks ease curbs on purchases

Indian banks are again allowing purchase of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies through their channels, easing curbs that they had imposed on such services. The change...

Opinion: Nvidia’s ARM acquisition is stalled, and there’s a deadline with more than a billion dollars at stake

Nvidia Corp.’s megamerger with ARM Holdings LLC isn’t expected to happen in the timeframe that Nvidia expected, but there are more than a billion reasons...

Opinion: The metaverse — a merging of realities — is being built out this decade so you can live in it

Facebook, according to a July 28 earnings call, plans to “transition from the social network to a metaverse company.” Let’s start with a definition for...

One cryptocurrency to rule them all! They launch the JRR Token inspired by ‘The Lord of the Rings’

“It’s what Saruman would do,” say fans of ‘The Lord of the Rings’, but even the hobbit ‘Pippin’ has already supported the cryptocurrency JRR Token...

This crypto scam bilked investors out of $11 million — and paid action star Steven Seagal to promote it

It was a crypto scam straight out of a Steven Seagal movie, featuring the action film star himself, a private eye, a staged kidnapping and...

It wasn’t Bitcoin mining! All 3,800 PlayStation played FIFA to get prizes and resell them

The investigation revealed that the 3,800 PlayStation 4s, which they initially thought were used for Bitcoin mining, were actually programmed to automatically play FIFA and...

Small Businesses Should Have No Business with Cryptocurrency

Stick to your plan. Don’t bite at bitcoin. July 13, 2021 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I launched my...

Identity thief used burner phones and Apple Pay to buy diamond-encrusted bitcoin medallion — and actual bitcoin too

It was almost every kind of modern-day financial swindle rolled into one. The mastermind behind an elaborate stolen credit-card scam that used bitcoin, burner phones...

What to do when your digital assets take a dive

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This chart setup suggests bitcoin will crash to ‘single-digit’ thousands, fund manager says

The problem with coming up with a value of bitcoin is how can you arrive at one? As its critics point out, there is no...

Musk says Tesla sold about 10% of bitcoin to test market, and will ‘resume allowing crypto transactions’ when 50% of miners are green

Prices of the world’s No. 1 crypto on Sunday were trading sharply higher, as digital-asset bull Elon Musk said Tesla would resume allowing transactions at...

A ‘bloody crypto’ Memorial Day weekend? Some bitcoin bulls are dreading the long U.S. holiday break

Bullish investors in bitcoin aren’t all jazzed about the long U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend ahead. The sun, the fresh air, barbecues, the first major...

Bitcoin Mining Operation Is Uncovered During U.K. Drug Bust

British police got a shock when they raided a suspected illegal cannabis farm this week: Instead of halogen lamps and weed, they found about 100...

Bitcoin, GameStop and NIO bets turned this flight attendant into a millionaire: Now he’s wagering it all in one final push to $3 million

Don’t invest like Andrew Dawood — you may never be as lucky. The Egyptian-born resident of Dubai turned roughly $50,000 in savings into $1.7 million...

Bitcoin no longer ‘fringe asset’ — stock-market volatility rises after crypto’s ‘extreme’ moves, study says

Like it or not, stock-market traders need to keep an eye on bitcoin prices or risk getting whipsawed when the popular but volatile digital asset...

Crypto investor-protection talk heats up but lawmakers hope to allow buyers to ‘dogecoin to their heart’s content’

A bout of volatility in the past month in the crypto market has helped to reignite a push for increased scrutiny of the nascent digital-asset...

Amid bitcoin and dogecoin chaos, college students and graduates insist they’re going long on crypto

It’s not just Tesla CEO TSLA, -1.01% Elon Musk — the crypto correction is causing unease among college students and recent graduates. But if you’ve...

The billionaire creator of Ethereum already expected the collapse of cryptocurrencies

At 27 years old, Vitalik Buterin became the billionaire thanks to his creation: the cryptocurrency Ethereum. But he is aware that the bubble will burst...

Weekend reads: What exactly is going on with big tech stocks?

After many years during which the most familiar technology companies pulled the entire stock market up with them, 2021 is turning out to be a...

What the dogecoin army is saying as the cryptocurrency’s 30% tumble triggers a bearish break in the long-term trend line

A major tumble in dogecoin prices has one of the most popular meme assets in the doghouse with investors on Mother’s Day — at least...

Dogecoin nears 75 cents, then slips as crypto pioneer Silbert seen betting against parody coin ahead of Elon Musk’s ‘SNL’ guest-host gig

Call it the “dogefather” versus the godfather of crypto. Barry Silbert, a power player in the digital-asset sector, said he’s betting against dogecoin DOGEUSD, -7.59%...

‘Banks taking conservative approach to crypto is hurting industry’

NEW DELHI : A think-tank for startups, IndiaTech.org, has come out with a five-point policy recommendation for regulating cryptocurrencies in India, including defining cryptocurrencies as...

My employer paid me in crypto. It rose 700% in value. Now he wants employees to return the crypto and accept dollars

I did some business development work for a tech company on a contract basis. The CEO stated that I would be paid in crypto when...